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we do for you? >> and now, "bbc world news america." president obama cancels a moscow summit with president putin. this after russia grantor -- granted edwards snowden asylum, sending at chill through relations. throughoutg flights the region. it cost billions and has the backing of key countries. inside a project which could power the future. pairs of atoms and infusing them together. this will release more energy. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. today relations between the u.s. and russia and another snack when president obama canceled a planned meeting with president putin in russia next month. this comes just days after russia decided to grant asylum to the former intelligence analyst, edwards noted. -- edward snowden. two towering figures on the world stage. relations between russia and washington have never been more, has hadpresident obama a major diplomatic snub aimed at president putin. edward snowden is at the center of the latest round. the former contractor fled america after leaking government secrets. the u.s. is u
of industries. what can we do for you? and now, "bbc world news america." president obama announced his government surveillance program and assesses this deteriorating relationship with russia. >> we're doing things that are good for the united states and hopefully good for russia as well. but recognizing there are going to be some differences. we will not be able to completely disguise them. >> hiding in plain sight. this sicilian mafia boss was living in italy for decades. italy wants him back to serve his time. it is summer. it must be time for that vacation souvenir. we will trace how the trinkets have become big business. onwelcome to our viewers public television in america and around the globe. today president obama held a wide ranging press conference at the white house on the eve of leaving for his summer vacation. on the agenda was announcing new oversight and transparency in the surveillance programs that have come under fire. relations with russia were also front and center. presidenturged clinton to think forward instead of backward. tourged president putin think forward in
powerful part of the film. sitting through the film with an audience, i know what it felt like. mrs. obama talked about it when we had a screening at the white house, how excruciating that scene was, and how she wanted young people to see how far we've come and to realize that we're not there yet. i think it's more than just racial discrimination. i think it's discrimination of all kinds - religious, ethnic. i think we need to do a better job. tavis: yeah. i know, given your stature, it's not about you going to the white house. there are presidents who wanted to meet you when they come out this way. but i am curious as to whether or not there was - this represented a moment for you to be in the white house with a black first family with a movie being screened with this subject matter. >> i'm so over thinking of him as a black president. i think of him as our president, wrestling with so many daunting issues and problems. i was delighted to be there. one of the things that was important in that visit is that mrs. robinson was there with a number of jackie robinson scholarship recipients fro
regime. >> it is already on the ground in syria investigating previous alleged attacks. the obama menstruation calls the asad regime to provide the team with unfettered access to the site of today's alleged attack. >> they will have to have immediate access to witnesses individuals, and to collect physical evidence without interference. >> president obama called for a ouster. she announced plans to arm the opposition, but the arms of not arrived yet. the u.s. should do more, including the use of limited airstrikes. >>'s policies failing on his own terms. we are not accomplishing that right now. >> the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said that the administration opposes limited military action in syria because it doesn't believe the opposition would support u.s. interest. >> bradley manning was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison , three years after leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents. he was convicted on 20 charges, including espionage, for leaking documents to wiki leaks. he will have to serve at least one third of his sentence. he was dishonorably
obama promised safer schools. >> next, how othmar city schools are part of that promise. x a painful loss for the orioles. how resilient can they be is to mark -- can they be? >> we will check out the seven-day forecast. right now, some hazy >> a terrifying day for students , staff, and parents. students the teachers and police raced out of the school indicator after authorities say shots were fired. police say a 19-year-old man who entered with an assault rifle was able to get into the school by falling behind someone who is authorized to be there. officers returned fire. luckily, no one was injured create >> of more city schools are heart of president obama's plan to improve goal safety. city schools are among the first 100 school districts to be examined by the department of homeland security, the secret service, and the fbi. five schools will be surveyed for security gaps. the findings will be part of a larger national report. service andet threat assessment center are able to give us the latest research on the type of incidents that we may encounter as well as the best responses
cannot even get traction in washington talking about poverty. president barack obama and the members of congress, both the left and the right -- everybody has to it knowledge that they spend so much more time in washington talking about the middle class, they are obsessed, but we cannot get a conversation about poverty. why is that? >> you said it. it is a political sort of poll tested way to try to get that extra are centage point in terms of public opinion. that priorgs political leaders did, and certainly our civil rights leaders did, was they went against public opinion. they really said this is the morally right inc. to do, and we need to move the country in that direction. unfortunately, that type of leadership we don't see today. this president campaigned on raising the minimum wage. at one point, he was for raising it to even a higher level than he has suggested of late that he wants to raise it to. why is he negotiating against himself? why can't politicians understand that americans are hurting, that we need a living wage, not a minimum wage? >> that is really an important
>> there are a lot of , ande who hear that story even president obama is telling tot story, but i am trying see where the willpower is to actually push the president on issues. to get a sense of how we take what you said and put them into action to actually push them. >> we have an obligation. we have an obligation to make some noise. me a sense of how it feels to sit in this body. how does it feel for you? do you ever forget about it, or are you reminded here is a body you are protesting to do more, and now use it in this body? i have to do the best i can every day and our to make a contribution. i think if the climate and the thinknment -- sometimes i i'm a why must we travel down the same road again? will we ever learn? >> that is a damning indictment it is easierit han to get public policy past. do,ou knew what you had to but i think people and individuals that wake up in the what can i do to bring someone down rather than what can i do to help someone? what can i do to stop spending so much on bombs and guns rather than spending resources on lifting the lives of people, and proving the condition
with this under obama >> i was a student during the , and for some reason i felt it was necessary to .ecome a philosopher there were more crises of humanity. what can we do? were we just interested in jobs so we can become materialists, or did we value human values. i think the understanding we have to build our souls and not just the economy is going among the people, and the world needs that. tavis: this is why i love you so much. you mentioned fdr and a philip randolph and the work they did together. this week marks the 50th anniversary of the big march in detroit. you can read this online these days. speechous i have a dream , we celebrate 50 years this coming august. before king got to washington to deliver this speech, he went to detroit. it was in destroyed he worked it out. he used it as a testing ground. first in detroit. grace lee boggs was in the audience. >> i was an organizer. rex she was an organizer when dr. king came to detroit. 100,000 people. >> 2000 people. tavis: -- 200,000 people. tavis: i am only 48, but your memory is better than mine. >> the alabama christian movemen
. ande was the president china and obama's and clinton's. .here was barbra streisand playing the song was the thrill of a lifetime. done about 100 shows in five years. you have done 20 of those. >> it is show business. when you meet someone and say, we should do something together, sometimes it turns into lunch. she has done 100 live concerts, and i have got to tell you, she is really in. iconic. she does not use auto tuning. she stamped with an orchestra behind her. there are no background dancers behind her. when you have barbra streisand you do not need that. singing, and people are weeping. the place fork is that cosmopolitanism, that .ulture how does being in l.a. versus new york impact your craft? new york is new york. >> i am super lucky. i have been on a 300 day world tour. play the most is probably new york. i am going to lay in october, and then we go black to -- we go back to the blue note. i love the atmosphere of the city, and i love being in both places. i think when you reach a certain level you become an international act. scene, they let me play one night a year, and
that this president, a beneficiary of all of the sacrifice and struggle, president obama has benefited from that, and he has talked less about race than any president in recent memory, and the study details what other presidents have had to say about race, and he has had less to say about it than others, including republicans. is him being black in itself making a statement? i ask because you, one, have done the work, and, two, you have had occasion to be there. he has talked less about race than any present -- president in recent memory. >> first, it does not surprise me, and that does not mean that other presidents have talked much about race, because they avoid it. he is smart. he knows that an awful lot of people voted for him as a black president because they felt they were ready to make a racial change only on their terms, and if he talks about race, they get upset. all he has to do is mention -- trayvon martin, people go ballistic. it still drives our politics, our voting patterns. it is still an important barometer of politics in the united states, but for that very reason, it is a gatew
. hashe obama administration announced a major change to the way certain crimes are tosecuted in an attempt reduce the overflowing prison population. attorney general eric holder said that the way that minor offenses were sent to prison was broken and ineffective. a man died in hospital in hungary after suffering from medical problems. at one point, he talked the list of most wanted nazi war criminals. the israeli government has published the names of 26 palestinian visitors said to be released as part of a deal. the announcement comes after palestinian officials accused sabotage trying to negotiations by proving more than 1000 new settlement homes. a primary school has been turned into a temporary shelter after a 6.1 earthquake in tibet. no casualties were reported. u.s., he was ae feared boston mob boss in the 1970's and in 1980's who became one of the most wanted fugitives in the united states. now a jury has found james ganglandlger guilty of crimes including 11 killers. he now faces life in prison. we have the story. >> james whitey bulger convicted today of money launder
that left more than 600 dead in one day alone. president obama and other world leaders have condemned the violence and the u.s. has canceled a joint military exercise with egypt that was scheduled for next month. reporting from washington, i'm sally kidd. >> here at home, egyptian americans are watching what's what happening closely and reacting, lowell melser giants us from highlandtown with more. >> cocoa's market here on eastern avenue is a very popular place for the area's egyptian americans to gather and talk about news from egypt. the very latest in what is going on. and while there's a lot of fear for the future, we also found that there's a lot of optimism as well. >> i talk to my son today, it's very bad there, very bad. >> for the owner of cocoa's market, these are stressful days as he watches news reports out of his home country. he continues to express anger and frustration at the muslim brotherhood who he says is killing innocent people for no reason. >> these people is different than us, they all like to kill if you do not agree with what they are saying. >> while we wer
soldado, el gobierno de obama revelÓ secretos de espionaje. reconociÓ que ordeno a la agencia de seguridad nacional, dejar de revisar e-mail de estadounidenses que no tenÍan relaciÓn con el terrorismo, serÍan 56 mil correos electrÓnicos, una corte le ordenÓ a la agencia que lo hiciera, tambiÉn en respuesta por parte del gobierno, las filtraciones, del ex analista de filtraciÓn de inteligecia, y prÓfugo de autoridades edward snowden. policÍas de massachusetts tienen una nueva visiÓn contra el delito, lentes equipados con minicÁmaras que captan lo que tiene alrededor. la cÁmara esta adherida a gafas, y graba cada movimiento de cabeza de la gente que la utiliza, cuando detecta a un conductor con exceso de velocidad, o suceso sospechoso en un operativo, se lo hacen saber, las imÁgenes no alteran ni manipulan, la grabaciÓn se ve en telÉfonos inteligentes. quÉ bien que tenemos la tecnologÍa a disposiciÓn plena de agentes del orden que velan por nuestra seguridad, tambiÉn el jueves, tenemos quÉ saber que nos depara en el estado del tiempo, los detalles los tiene karlita, adela
obama gave a big speech yesterday on the economy. a really big speech. it was actually longer than his last state of the union address. though it should be noted that he opened with, like, 20 mutes of anthony weiner jokes. [ laughter ] too easy. they write themselves. but everyone's still talking about anthony weiner. they're -- all of his new sexting scandal. in fact, last night, weiner was at a forum for all the -- [ laughter ] weiner was at a forum -- >> steve: yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: for all the candidates for mayor. >> steve: okay. >> jimmy: and he actually got booed by the crowd. [ audience oohs ] which got even worse when weiner was, like, "boobs, where?" [ laughter ] >> steve: weiner. >> jimmy: and now, i'm sure you all know. you all heard this. anthony weiner was sexting with a woman using the code name carlos danger. ♪ [ light laughter ] carlos danger. ♪ [ light laughter ] well, in honor of that name, spirit airlines is offering a discount on flights to mexico. [ laughter and applause ] that's pretty good. >> steve: come on. come on! >> jimmy: i like that, yeah. unfortunate
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